Fundamentals of sustainable finance - ZISHI

Fundamentals of sustainable finance

As the sustainable finance market continues to grow, this course focuses on the main sustainable finance instruments, exploring their features, benefits, and applications.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

KEY BENEFITS

  • Understand the key drivers behind the growth in sustainable finance
  • Differentiate between use-of-proceeds instruments and general corporate purpose instruments
  • Understand the main KPIs and SPTs used in practice
  • Appreciate the rationale behind the concept of ‘meaningful, measurable, and ambitious’
  • Differentiate between the various sustainable finance instruments and their various features and benefits
  • Understand the various principles and standards (ICMA) set up to ensure transparency and integrity in the sustainable finance market

COURSE OVERVIEW

The sustainable finance market is going from strength to strength with some commentators suggesting that all future bond issues will have a sustainable rationale or theme.

This course focuses on the main sustainable finance instruments and the ICMA principles and standards established to promote transparency and integrity in the market. Whether use-of-proceeds or general corporate purpose-based instruments, the course will do a deep-dive into each instrument’s features, benefits, and applications.

 

COURSE AGENDA

Green Bonds

  • What are green bonds and how do they work?
  • The green bond principles and green bond initiatives
  • What comes under the classification of a green bond
  • Performance characteristics of green bonds
  • How are the bond proceeds used – external verifiers

 

Social Bonds

  • What are social bonds and how do they work ?
  • The social bond principles initiative
  • The financial structure of social bonds
  • Social bond finance projects that address social issues

 

Sustainability Bonds and Loans and Sustainability-Linked Bonds and Loans

  • What are sustainable bonds and loans and how do they work ?
  • The sustainability bond guidelines
  • The U.N.’s sustainable development goals
  • Financing a mix of green and social projects

 

Transition Bonds

  • What are they and how do they work ?
  • Financing ‘Brown to Green’ via transition bonds
  • Defining corporate KPIs and ESG indicators
  • What makes a relevant KPI

This course works well as an in-house event, contact us to discuss your needs on 0204 551 8568 or email info@thezishi.com

As the sustainable finance market continues to grow, this course focuses on the main sustainable finance instruments, exploring their features, benefits, and applications.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

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